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Registered Nurse- Brain Injury Rehabilitation Team 

Category Nursing  
Req Number NUR-19-00027  
Department Brain Injury Rehab Team 

Work type Temporary Full-Time 

Grade None Specified 

FTE 1.0 

Posting Close Date 10/21/2019 


The Registered Nurse (RN) provides leadership and promotes excellence in pediatric, family-centred rehabilitation nursing care. The paediatric rehabilitation RN skill set is grounded in rehabilitative principles of managing complex medical needs, collaborating with the interprofessional team, partnering with the client and family, providing client/caregiver education, working with the client/family to set goals for maximum independence and establish plans of care to maintain optimal wellness.
The RN is registered with College of Nurses of Ontario and works to full scope of practice within the current legislative framework. The RN demonstrates the skills to work across the continuum of care and on all three units BIRT, SODR & CCC.

Key Responsibilities

Clinical Practice

  • Uses theoretical and evidence based practice to plan, implement and evaluate nursing care for clients on all 3 inpatient units
  • Provides nursing care that promotes and supports the physical, psychosocial, and spiritual well-being of clients and families
  •  Practices culturally competent care
  • Works in partnership with client/family and interprofessional team to facilitate appropriate, timely and effective discharge/transition planning
  • Advocates for clients/families with goal of effective outcomes and appropriate use of resources
  • Interacts with members of the interdisciplinary care team and community providers as appropriate, to ensure an integrated approach to care
  • Supports and respects the client/family’s rights to make decisions based on their own values, beliefs and experiences


  • Collaborates with client / family and interprofessional team to identify client-centred goals
  • Demonstrates excellent communication skills
  • Practices based on identified standards of care within an interprofessional environment


  • Participates in quality improvement activities to ensure the delivery of efficient and effective health care
  • Participates in quality activities to ensure the maintenance of a safe and healthy work environment
  • Utilizes the teaching/learning process to provide education, both formal and informal to clients/families, colleagues, students and other professionals within a fully affiliated academic healthcare environment
  • Manages change in a constructive and appropriate manner
  • Seeks opportunities for professional growth


  • Demonstrates a spirit of inquiry by examining current practice and identifying questions for study
  • Utilizes nursing best practice guidelines to deliver care
  • Participates in nursing research where applicable and utilizes outcome measurement

This role may rotate across all 3 Units: Brain Injury Rehabilitation Team (BIRT), Specialized Orthopedic & Developmental Rehabilitation (SODR) and Complex continuing Care (CCC). Successful candidates will be required to work across the 3 units to meet client care needs as required.


  • Bachelor of Science in Nursing degree or minimally enrolled in and actively working towards a degree in nursing
  • Previous job related experience required, pediatric rehabilitation nursing experience preferred
  • Demonstrated ability to communicate effectively with clients, families and member of the interprofessional team
  • Experience in working with clients who are ventilator dependent
  • Current registration with College of Nurses of Ontario
  • Membership in RNAO preferred
  • Specialty Certification in Rehabilitation Nursing preferred
About the Organization Join a world of possibility! Holland Bloorview Kids Rehabilitation Hospital creates a world of possibility by supporting children and youth living with disability, medical complexity, illness and injury. Holland Bloorview is a top 40 Canadian research hospital that is fully affiliated with the University of Toronto and serves over 7,500 families annually. Providing both inpatient and outpatient services, Holland Bloorview is renowned for its expertise in partnering with clients and families to provide exceptional care and is the only organization to ever achieve 100 per cent in two successive quality surveys by Accreditation Canada.

Holland Bloorview has won numerous awards including Greater Toronto's Top Employers, Canada's Top Employers for Young People and Canada's Most Admired Corporate Cultures. We offer an inspiring, innovative, and collaborative work environment with competitive compensation and benefit packages and programs that support ongoing learning and professional growth.

Holland Bloorview Kids Rehabilitation Hospital is a fully affiliated teaching hospital of the University of Toronto and is committed to fostering a climate of equity and diversity and welcomes and respects the diversity of our clients, families, staff, trainees, volunteers, trustees and partners. As part of our commitment to fair and equitable recruitment and selection practices, we encourage applications from racialized persons, women, Indigenous/Aboriginal People of North America, persons with disabilities, LGBTQ persons, and others who may contribute to the further diversification of ideas within our community.

Interested applicants are invited to submit their application by pressing the "Apply" button near the top of this page. Should you require accommodation during any stage in the recruitment process, please contact Human Resources at or 416-425-6220.  

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